Acrylic Painting for Tweens (Ages 11-15): Open Studio
Youth / Enrichment -
Youth Summer 2023-Spring 2024
Experiment with a variety of acrylic painting techniques as you take your ideas from thumbnail sketches to a fully developed painting. Learn more about composition as you paint from life and your imagination, color theory, the selection of your color palette, and brush handling tips for best results. This is a welcoming class environment for all levels of painters.
Students should provide their own/bring a canvas panel or canvas board no larger than 16x20, 2B pencil, eraser, sketchbook or drawing paper, water container, old towel, paint shirt/apron, table easel (optional).
Kathy J. Grundei
Kathy Grundei is a part-time resident of the Alexandria area. She travels between her home in Medina, MN and her home on Lake Carlos. Now retired from teaching art (K-12) and working at the Perpich Center for Arts Education doing professional development in the arts for classroom teachers throughout Minnesota, there is a lot more time for personal artwork and extended time in the area. In 2015, Kathy opened Artscape Studio for working and selling her art work. Kathy has exhibited in a number of places in the Twin Cities, participates in art crawls and studio openings in the Alexandria area. She has an art degree from St. Cloud State University, MAEd from Hamline University and has continued art studies through Twin City arts centers, artist-teachers, and mentors. Her areas of interest are watercolor, book arts, collage, and mixed media.